Top private school in NJ The Elisabeth Morrow School of Bergen County
The Elisabeth Morrow School's shared purpose is to provide exemplary academics and character development in a diverse and inclusive child-centered community, inspiring students to become curious scholars, ethical leaders, and global citizens.

Resources for Parents

Parent education is a big part of the EMS experience. Request one or more of our FREE e-Books!

Find the Best School for Your Child
How to find the school that best suits your child's intellectual, social and emotional growth.

Find the Best Preschool for Your Child
5 ways to evaluate a preschool and how to
know if it's right for your child.

Academic Competitions eBook

Learn about writing, art, science and math competitions (local and national) for students ages 8 and up.

Navigating the Middle School Years

Guidance from EMS experts on how to help your child navigate the sometimes rocky years of middle school.

Build a Smarter Summer

Tips to keep kids engaged in learning and discovery
during the summer months.

Appleseeds, advice and education
on raising resilient kids today.

For more than 85 years, EMS has offered a comprehensive and rigorous threes-eighth grade education to students from Bergen, Hudson and Rockland counties and New York City.

If you are looking for a school that will engage your child, offer unique learning opportunities such as an innovative STEAM curriculum and nationally renowned music program, and provide an environment that fosters community and character, register for a tour of our 14-acre campus, or call us at:

201.568.5566 x 7212

We are currently accepting applications in all grades for the 2018-2019 academic year. Candidates must be of qualifying age on or before October 1.

Discover EMS!

Summer is the perfect time to get better acquainted with us! Choose from a variety of FREE educational and cultural events geared to parents and children. Scroll through events or download our flier.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26 • 6:00-7:30 p.m. 

Parents: learn how to encourage your child's ability in original thinking, design and problem solving in a workshop led by EMS educators at Hudson's House of Play. You will also create packets of design activities to do with your kids at home and gain a firsthand view into EMS' innovative STEAM curriculum. Children ages 2-5 play for free while the adults are designing. This event is at capacity. You can add your name to the waiting list here. 

Hudson's House of Play • 40 Riverwalk Place • West New York

Contact Us

For more information regarding Admissions or to schedule your tour of The Elisabeth Morrow School, please contact:

Kathleen Visconti

Director of Enrollment Management

Laura Khutorsky

Associate Director of Admissions | Second-Eighth grade

Debra Abitante

Associate Director of Admissions | Threes through Fourth grade

Nyafa McCloggan

Enrollment Management Coordinator
201.568.5566 x7212